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ISIS calls on Muslim Brothers in Egypt to 'take up arms' against Sisi

In a video released on Saturday, an ISIS fighter urges the Muslim Brothers in Egypt to "use the experience they gained from ousting the previous …

Muslim Brotherhood

The nine rules of best-before dates: when to freeze, when to chuck out food

A new report estimates shoppers could save £600m if best-before dates were extended by just one day<p>Most of us have swigged milk teetering on the edge of its use-by date, and shorn the green shoots off a potato. Now it seems our spirit of rationing, or rather our gross refusal to clear out the …

Onions

Seven Habits of Optimistic People

Happy people live longer and feel better. But how do they stay so upbeat?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Optimists aren’t just people who see the glass half full. They also make more money than pessimists and …

Happiness

9 ridiculous sandwiches you need in your life

Who needs turkey or ham when you can stuff mac 'n' cheese between two slices of bread? For that matter, who needs bread when you can use a doughnut to make your sandwich? Behold: nine outrageous, insanely tasty sandwiches to try for National Sandwich Day, November 3.<p><b>1.</b> Baked bean French toast …

Cooking

10 Places To Put On Your Budget Bucket List In 2015

So you want to know where to go but don't want to spend hours researching? We get it. And so does Lonely Planet.<p>The travel pros have published their 10th annual "best in" travel compilation book, complete with round ups of the best cities and countries to visit next year, as well as lists of …

10 Best Ski Resorts for Summer Fun

The snow has melted and ski season has long been over, but that doesn't mean resorts close their doors until the next frost settles. On the contrary, the best resorts in the country ramp up their offerings and really come alive in the summer months. Biking, alpine slides, golf, and fly fishing are …

Skiing

Escaped Nigerian schoolgirls speak out - CNN Video

Delicious, 3-Step Shrimp Rolls To Make ASAP

Photo: Courtesy of Leaf.tv.<p>These shrimp rolls are the ultimate celebration of summer. They manage to be light while still creamy, and pair perfectly …

Hot Dogs

What Ellen & Portia Eat On Meatless Mondays

Photo: Jim Smeal/BEImages.<p>Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi are one Hollywood couple with whom we’d love to hang. Apart from serving up hilarious …

10 reasons you may be breaking out

Although we're no longer teenagers, we still break out now and then and we all know how much it sucks. The bright side is it's much easier to control …

Essie Answers All Our Mani-Related Questions

From the editors at ELLE.com, a chat with the nail polish queen.<p>"If a woman's nails aren't done, she's not totally dressed," says Essie Weingarten. "And, being well-manicured makes us feel good—it's better than any psychiatrist." Weingarten should know—she's the founder and president of Essie …

5 Moves For The Perfect Beach Butt

Instagram's most famous derriere shares her tips.<p>Jen Selter has a butt that defies all logic and pysics. She arguably has the most famous butt since Kim Kardashian became a celebrity, accruing a following of 2 million on Instagram alone, and launching the hashtag #seltering, which refers to her …

5 Sculpting Moves To Get You Bikini Ready

The countdown to summer has begun. Whether you're suiting up for a quick getaway or undoing the damage of months of hibernation, here are five total body moves that will sculpt you head to toe—fast.<p>Ben Hart, a personal trainer and CEO and founder of Qinetic, an online health and fitness community …

Head-to-Toe Body Toners

A new wave of serums, lotions, and oils formulated to tighten, tense, and firm every square inch.<p>A new wave of serums, lotions, and oils formulated to tighten, tense, and firm every square inch.

This 5-Minute Snack Is Perfect For Summer

Photo: Courtesy of Foodie Underground.<p><i>Foodie Underground, a project curated in part by Anna Brones, explores our relationship with the origin of our</i> …

16 Makeup Tricks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmo.com, quirky beauty hacks to make getting ready easier.<p><b>1. Turn a pencil eyeliner into a gel formula with the help of a match or lighter.</b><p>Hold your black, green, burgundy, etc., kohl eye pencil (which typically creates a thin, harder to apply line), under the flame for …

Makeup

This Refreshing Italian Salad Recipe Is A Must-Try

PHOTO: COURTESY OF AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN.<p><i>America's Test Kitchen — a real, 2,500-square-foot test kitchen just outside of Boston — is home to more</i> …

The trick to side braiding your own hair

Gone are the days of a simple french braid! Now a days, if you can't do a fishtail with ease or a waterfall braid like a pro, you've got a lot to …

An MTV Vet Remembers The Day Kurt Cobain Died

Photo: Stephen Sweet/REX USA.<i>The day John met Kurt.</i><p>It remains one of the most frequently asked questions regarding my time at MTV News — “What was it …

11 of Coco Chanel's Best Quotes

Because she spoke the stuff of legend.<p><b>Coco Chanel</b> defined modern fashion for women everywhere. Thanks to her innovative designs, women's fashions departed from the restrictive garb that was the norm before World War I to a more casual aesthetic in clothing. She started the conversation of what to …

Coco Chanel

16 Makeup Tricks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmo.com, quirky beauty hacks to make getting ready easier.<p><b>1. Turn a pencil eyeliner into a gel formula with the help of a match or lighter.</b><p>Hold your black, green, burgundy, etc., kohl eye pencil (which typically creates a thin, harder to apply line), under the flame for …

35 Long Hair Looks We Love

We rounded up the most gorgeous celebrity cuts and styles for hair with serious length.<p>We rounded up the most gorgeous celebrity cuts and styles for hair with serious length. If you're not there yet, prepare to start the growing-out process now (or check out our favorite pixies, lobs, short …

How To Throw a Chic Couch Party

In honor of the return of a slew of our favorite shows this Sunday, our resident comedian makes the most out of vegging out.<p>Must-see TV is back this weekend in a big way, with season premieres of the ultimate in cult shows, like <i>Game of Thrones, VEEP</i>, <i>Mad Men</i> (next weekend), and, of course, endless …

Olivia Palermo's 40 Best Looks Ever: See Them Here!

Just 28-years-old, Olivia Palermo has risen to fame as a street-style savant—and an award-winning one at that: She was honored with the Accessories …

5 Simple Tips I Used to Save $700 on a Single Flight

I'm always looking for ways to save money when I travel. Instead of cutting back on the small things or saving a few dollar by ordering off the dollar menu, I try to save in the big ticket items. Airfare is by far one of the biggest expenses you can incur during a trip, and there's usually room to …

Spring Reading

Secrets abound this month in five new novels. In <i>Love</i> <i>& Treasure</i> (Knopf), Ayelet Waldman’s thoughtful rumination on the impossibility of reparations, a locket found among Nazi spoils connects three generations of feisty heroines. Julia Glass, meanwhile, revisits characters from her 2002 breakout …

7 Fashion Mistakes You'll Regret Forever

<i>This post was originally published on April 1, 2014.</i><p>Ask anyone: There's nothing like a <i>rule</i> to make us want to break the rules. We're clothing …

Labor Day

A Single-Serve Recipe for Mason Jar Apple Pie That's Cute Enough to Eat, and More Lunchtime Links

This apple pie recipe from Plucky Cravings proves that pie really does taste better in a mason jar. The 7-ingredient dessert is both adorable and …